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Tuesday 25 Nov 2014

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Back to school with a new DH&T Handbook

DH&T chalks up another winner with its brand new handbook, FREE with this issue. Here, why we all need to revise what we do from time to time New year’s resolutions are all very well but they do rather dissipate …

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Dr Nigel Carter OBE, Chief Executive of the BDHF

Charities lead call for mouth cancer action

The launch of the Mouth Cancer Action Month campaign, dedicated to raising awareness of the killer disease, was announced today (Thursday). Taking place throughout November, organisers the British Dental

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Extraordinary people

Young Dental Hygienist & Therapist of the Year 2012, Kirstie Thwaites, shares the passion that made her a winner When the business manager at one of my practices suggested


Perfectly simple

As the UK’s largest oral health campaign is finally underway, organisers the British Dental Health Foundation say it’s not too late to join in the fun National Smile Month,


Cutting edge – new regulations for ‘sharps’

On 11 May, new regulations regarding the use of ‘safer sharps’ need enforcing. Shaun Howe asks if you and your employers up to scratch? The Health and Safety Executive


Fizzy drinks need health warning

Drinking one extra sugar-sweetened soft drink a day can increase a person's risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 22%, a new study suggests. The finding is based on


Morning cigarette ‘doubles mouth cancer risk’

People who reach for a morning cigarette are doubling their risk of developing lung and mouth cancer. That's according to new research that suggests people who smoke within five

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Research shows 10-15% will need perio care

New research warns that 10-15% of adults will develop periodontitis. The research – published recently in the National Library of Medicine – highlights the dangers of ignoring the early

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Get back your mojo

Hygienist Sally Goss offers highlights and solutions to those ‘bad hair’ days when we have our work cut out A number of years ago, when my spirits were flagging


School support ‘vital’ to success of Children’s Dental Health Survey

A 10-year survey of children’s teeth in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will take place in autumn 2013. Dental experts say support from schools is key to the success